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KQED Public Radio: Saturday, January 21, 2017

88.5 FM San Francisco •  89.3 FM Sacramento

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Saturday, January 21, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    All Things Considered The State of the Conservative Movement NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Sam Tanenhaus, author of The Death of Conservatism, about what Donald Trump's inauguration means for the future of the conservative movement.
  • 1:00 am
    KQED Newsroom The Inauguration of Donald J. Trump In this special hour-long edition of the program, Newsroom presents coverage of Donald Trumps inauguration featuring interviews with Senators Kamala Harris and Dianne Feinstein, and discussion about the impact of Trumps policy on California.
  • 2:00 am
    Commonwealth Club Obamacare Architect Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel: Transforming Health Care Post-ACA As U.S. health-care costs continue to grow, supporters of the Affordable Care Act point to a dramatic drop in uninsured citizens, while critics highlight skyrocketing premiums. But the arguments over cost and access largely ignore the impact on the delivery of health-care services to patients. How are care delivery systems transforming to provide Americans with high-quality care at affordable prices? How will Republican efforts to repeal and replace the ACA influence the delivery system? In this wide-ranging conversation, Obamacare architect and noted health policy expert Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel will discuss the impetus for delivery reform during the Trump era and specific practices that enable highly effective care delivery.
  • 3:00 am
    Inside Europe Theresa May, Hacking Hijinx, and Earthquakes in Italy Bold and ambitious or national suicide? Theresa May wants her Brexit cake and she wants to eat it too. Then, the history of hacking hijinx and compromising material from Russia. Plus, how Italians are faring after three more quakes hit their region on Wednesday. And, a profile on Dutch politician Geert Wilders ahead of elections in March.
  • 4:00 am
    World Affairs In Conversation with Senator George Mitchell and Alon Sachar This week, World Affairs CEO Jane Wales is in conversation with Senator George Mitchell, former Senate Majority Leader and Special Envoy for Middle East Peace and Alon Sachar, lawyer and former advisor to Senator Mitchell. The two recently co-authored the book, A Path to Peace: A Brief History of Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations and a Way Forward in the Middle East. As a new administration takes over, are there new avenues for diplomatic solutions in the Middle East?
  • 5:00 am
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Weekend Edition
    Perspectives7:36am & 8:36am

  • 9:00 am
  • 10:00 am
    The Best of Car Talk Click and Clack tackle the tougher questions of the automobile world.
  • 11:00 am
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    This American Life Something Only I Can See When youre the only one who can see something, sometimes it feels like youre in on a special secret. The hard part is getting anyone to believe your secret is real. This week, people trying to show others what they seeincluding a woman with muscular dystrophy who believes she has the same condition as an Olympic athlete.
  • 1:00 pm
    Snap Judgment Man On A Mission First, Glynn wants to make one small leap for Glynn, one giant leap for mankind. Then, Dylan Evans had hit a wall. Life was becoming too routine, too mundane. So he did something very few of us would do to change that. Plus, a young Iraqi man fought against the government that terrorized his family for his whole life. His tactics were controversial, but they were very effective. And finally, when Snap Judgment producer Davey Kim was in 9th grade, he was the lead guitarist of a screamo emo band...but he almost wasnt.
  • 2:00 pm
    Radiolab DIY Two stories of humans DIY-ing answers to seemingly unsolvable problems. First, a homemade brain-stimulator that may unlock hidden potential.Then, the story of a family that finds an unlikely way to access their silent son's world.
  • 3:00 pm
    Freakonomics Radio In Praise of Incrementalism Baby steps are better than a silver bullet. In a world where everyone is looking for the next moonshot, Stephen Dubner argues that we shouldnt ignore the power of incrementalism.
  • 4:00 pm
    Reveal -- From the Center for Investigative Reporting Dropped and Dismissed: Child Sex Abuse Lost in the System Reveal revisits the story of a woman who decides to confront the man she says abused her decades earlier. Reporter Tennessee Watson was sexually abused by her gymnastics coach when she was a kid. Over 25 years later, when she learned he still was coaching children, she called the police. Her inside account of the arduous process of seeking justice in her own case exposes discrepancies in prosecutors responses to reports of child sexual abuse and spotlights a lack of accountability.
  • 5:00 pm
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    A Prairie Home Companion Live from Pasadena with Ryan Adams, Kacey Musgraves, Kevin Nealon The program heads West to escape the depths of winter in the Midwest with a live broadcast from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California and special guests Ryan Adams, Kacey Musgraves, and Kevin Nealon. Plus: a new Song of the Week from Chris Thile and the band, and another crop of musician birthdays.
  • 8:00 pm
    Selected Shorts Guilty Consciences Guest host David Sedaris presents two stories about people who have guilty consciencesor ought to. In Juniper Tree, by Lorrie Moore, a trio of old friends visits a fourth friendwhos just died. Its read by Jill Eikenberry. And theres a poison pen at work in a picturesque town, in Shirley Jacksons The Possibility of Evil, read by Dana Ivey.
  • 9:00 pm
    This American Life Something Only I Can See When youre the only one who can see something, sometimes it feels like youre in on a special secret. The hard part is getting anyone to believe your secret is real. This week, people trying to show others what they seeincluding a woman with muscular dystrophy who believes she has the same condition as an Olympic athlete.
  • 10:00 pm
    The Moth Radio Hour Misfits, The MET, and a Nursing Home Switcheroo An hour devoted to misfits! An awkward teenager finds his place at a museum, a child is given a sense of structure and order in life, a woman worries she isn't "Korean enough," and a daughter does her best to soothe her elderly mom.
  • 11:00 pm
    Snap Judgment Man On A Mission First, Glynn wants to make one small leap for Glynn, one giant leap for mankind. Then, Dylan Evans had hit a wall. Life was becoming too routine, too mundane. So he did something very few of us would do to change that. Plus, a young Iraqi man fought against the government that terrorized his family for his whole life. His tactics were controversial, but they were very effective. And finally, when Snap Judgment producer Davey Kim was in 9th grade, he was the lead guitarist of a screamo emo band...but he almost wasnt.
  • 12:00 am
    Radiolab DIY Two stories of humans DIY-ing answers to seemingly unsolvable problems. First, a homemade brain-stimulator that may unlock hidden potential.Then, the story of a family that finds an unlikely way to access their silent son's world.
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